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CBL and Associates Preferreds Present Potential Opportunity
Lodging REIT Hersha Hospitality Trust Sells a Preferred
Two More New Preferred Issues - Updated
Interest Rate Scare Slams REITs
Single Family Residential REIT American Homes 4 Rent Sells a Preferred Issue
Lethargic Global Economy Benefits Income Investors
Self-Storage Giant Public Storage Sells an Investment Grade Preferred
Upscale Hotel Owner Sunstone Hotel Investors Sells a Preferred Issue
Data Center Owner Dupont Fabros Technology Sells a New Preferred Issue
Closed End Fund Gabelli Global Small & Mid Cap Value Trust Sells a Preferred
IBERIABANK Corp Sells a Fixed to Floating Rate Preferred - Updated
Continuing Our Slow Harvest of Profits
3 New Issues Have Started Trading
Nothing Ever Wrong with Taking a Profit
Giant Banker Bank of America Sells a Preferred Issue
Fear Sends Preferred Stocks Ever Higher
Income Investors Continue to Prosper in March
Asset Manager State Street Corporation Sells a New Preferred Offering
Master Limited Partnership Landmark Infrastructure Trust Sells New Preferred Units - Updated
2 New Investment Grade Issues Greeted with Strong Demand
Adding to the Model Portfolios
New Issues Raining Down
Markets Spring Back Strongly from January Drubbing
Lodging REIT Sunstone Hotel Investors Issues Preferred Stock
BB&T Corporation Joins the Preferred Stock Issuance Parade
Charles Schwab Corporation Sells a 5.95% Non Cumulative Preferred
eBay Inc. Sells a New Baby Bond Issue
Goldman Sachs Group Sells a New Preferred Issue
Hold Off on Selling Now, Find Greater Bargains Later
Interest Rates Plunge and Quality Issues Rein
Qwest Corporation Sells a New Baby Bond Issue
Private Banker First Republic Bank Sells a New Preferred Issue
Wild January Could Have Inflicted More Harm than it Did
Regional Banker Banc of California Sells a 7% Preferred Issue
Customers Bancorp Inc. Sells a Preferred Issue
Bank of America Corporation Issues New Preferred Stock
Wells Fargo and Company Sells a New Preferred Issue
Market Carnage Presents Opportunity
Self-Storage REIT Public Storage Sells New Preferred Shares
A Review of 2015 in the Model Portfolios
Income Issues Hanging Tough Through Market Turmoil
Taking a Gander at Tsakos Energy Navigation Preferred Shares
New Buys and Sells to Start the New Year
Pondering the Year Ahead
Four New Baby Bonds Come to Market
Musings on the Income Markets
Giant Business Development Company (BDC) Prospect Capital Sells Notes Due in 2024
A Bloody Monday for Energy Issues, But Term Preferred Stocks are Bargains
November Overview in Income Investing
Cleaning Up the 2015 Blended Income Portfolio
Reinsurance Company Maiden Holdings Sells a 7.125% Preferred Issue
Property and Casualty Insurer Endurance Specialty Holdings LTD Sells a Preferred Issue
United States Cellular Sells Senior Notes Maturing in 2064
Recapping Recent Income Issue News
Too Much Cash Will Kill Your Returns
Reflecting on a Dumb Mistake
Little Medical IT Company Medical Transcription Billing Corp Sells a Preferred Issue
Time to Publish a Baby Bond ($25 Debt Issue) Primer
Quality Preferred Stocks Continue Move Higher, REITs and Utilities Pause
October Overview in Income Investing
Frac Sand Miners Annihilated
General Finance Corporation Baby Bonds are Worrisome
A Wild Week - A Couple Portfolio Moves
Zions Bancorporation Tenders Early for Fixed to Floating Shares
Adjusting our View on Only Purchasing Short and Medium Duration Securities
Bluerock Residential Growth and UMH Properties Preferred Shares To Trade Tuesday
Recapping Income Securities For The Last Week
Manufactured Home Community REIT UMH Properties Sells a Preferred
Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Prices New Preferred Issue (Puttable After 10/2022)
More Food For Thought - The Velocity of Money - M2
We Wrap Up a Full Year In the Short/Medium Duration Income Portfolio
Readers Have Trouble with Ticker Symbols - Some Brokers Won't List Floating Rate Issues
Recapping Income Securities Last Week
TravelCenters of America LLC Sells a Baby Bond Issue - Update
Targa Resources Partners LP Sells a Very Tasty Fixed to Floating Preferred Issue
Investors are Hungry for Low Quality Instruments This Week
We Are Adding Arbor Realty Trust Baby Bonds To The Short/Medium Duration Portfolio
One Reason Why We Have Trouble Believing Monthy Employment Numbers
We Have Added Newtek Business Services Notes to Models
Not a Bad September For Us, But More Tough Times Ahead
Utility Southern Company Issues Baby Bonds
Closed End Funds Scurry To Keep Within Leverage Rules
Even a Conservative Income Portfolio Must Receive Attention
General Market Musings
Master Limited Partnerships Annilated - AGAIN
Don't Make the Mistake of Thinking High Yield Protects You on the Way Down
As Howard Says 'Newtek Notes Trading is a Misnomer'
Newtek Business Services Notes Should Trade Soon - Updated - Now Trading
Plunging Interest Rates Along with Continuing Weak Stock Prices
Short and Medium Duration Instruments Continue to 'Rule the Roost'
We Will Be Adding Lexington Realty Trust to the Model
Still Holding Those Energy Preferred Issues? You Better Keep Praying
Newtek Business Services (a BDC) Sells a Short Duration $25 Note Issue
Waiting for Yellen--Is It Really That Important?
So Much For Quiet Markets--Stocks and Interest Rates Jump
Total Fixation on Rates Seems To Be The Order Of The Day
Looking for a Quiet Week - Until Thursday Afternoon
Reader Comments, Suggestions and Error Corrections
Wells Fargo Sells New Non Cumulative Preferred Stock Issue
Baby Bonds ARE NOT Preferred Stocks
As Conservative Investors We Have Sold Our MVC Capital 7.25% Senior Notes
The Dog Days of Summer and Employment Reports
B&G Foods Shoots Higher on Green Giant Purchase
Did I Sense a Change in Market Tone Today?
Scary Markets, But Are You Hanging On? We are Doing the Best We Can Do
Specialty Insurer Global Indemnity Sells Baby Bonds
Oil Falls Further as Huge 'Build' is Announced
Reduced our Hedge Position
Be Careful with Energy Share Purchases
1 Cent - 1 Measly Penny
Here We Go Again - Futures Off Tonight
Mom and Pop Flee the Stock Market
Craziness Continues--Who's To Blame?
Late Day Drop Smells of Trader Shenanigans
Review of Today, Tonight in Asia and Tomorrow
Added More Sienna Senior Living Today
Thanks to Reader Randy for Proofreading
Asian Markets Falling Hard as are U.S. Futures
With Big Falls the Baby Gets Tossed with the Bath Water
A Breather is In Order
Oil, Interest Rates and Stocks Tumbling
Waiting for What We Already Know
Recent Trends in Preferreds and Baby Bonds Continue
National General Holdings Sells a Baby Bond Issue
Digital Realty Trust Sells a New Preferred
Adding a New Model Portfolio
Oil Tumbles Further
Slaughter Continues for Common Stocks
We Have Added to the 2014/2015 Short/Medium Duration Portfolio
Adjusting Interest Rate Expectations
Income Issues are Holding Up Well on This Crazy Day
Building a New Conservative Portfolio
Foolish 'Experimental' Stock Purchases
Fairly Strong Employment Report Moves Markets Lower
This Dangerous Market Now Off about 5% From Highs
A Strong Jobs Report Could Crash Stock and Bond Markets
What is Wrong with NGL Energy???
A Massacre Like No Other
A Record Month for The Yield Hunter
Iberiabank Sells a Fixed to Floating Preferred Issue - Corrected
Charles Schwab Sells a Preferred Issue
Super Quality Preferreds
Quality Rules!!!!
Giant Global Banker JPMorgan Chase Sells a New Preferred
Difficulties for Income Investors Continue
Slice Them and Dice Them - Own a Slice of 1 Building with this REIT
Looking Under the 'Hood' of Gaslog Partners MLP
LNG Shipper Dynagas LNG Partners LP Sells a Tasty Preferred
Retail Sales Plunge and Inventories Grow
A Review of Newer Unique mREIT Great Ajax Corp
Taking a Look at NEW MLP 8point3 Energy Partners LP
Don't Panic. Move to a Safer Position if you Must
Employment Report Keeps Us on Track for September Hike
Stay Alert and Don't Snooze
Surviving the Downdraft
Greece Continues Shenanigans. Stocks Plunge
Starter Position Taken in REIT CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust
Income Issues Continue to Lose Traction
WinTrust Financial Sells a 6.50% Fixed to Floating Rate Preferred
New Preferred Stock Section Added
Greece Talks Push Stocks and Interest Rates Higher
Overreacting to the Yellen 'Tone'.
Stocks Rocket Higher as Greece Burns
The FED - Much Ado About Northing
Valley National Bancorp Sells a Fixed to Floating Preferred Issue
Waiting for the FED to Speak
High Yield Equals High Risk - Watch Shipper Box Ships
Again Greece Talks Crumble
Greece 'Deal' Talks Fall Apart, Will Stocks Follow Suit
Super Sleep Well at Night Portfolio Nears 5% 7 Month Gain
10 Year Treasury Marches Higher as Stocks Spike
We are Just 30 Basis Points from a Big Tumble
The Problem with Taking a Hedge Position
Preferred Stocks and Exchange Traded Debt Issues Moving Lower
Markets Gyrate Trying to Figure Out the U.S. Economy
Are We Teetering on the Edge of Recession
Associated Banc-Corp Preferred Offering
Harvesting Profits
Taking a Short Position - Updated
Data Center Power Failure
Wrapping Up Income Portfolio Performance Through May
Markets Not Liking These Soft GDP Numbers
Triangle Capital Calls a Note - Pondering Some 'Harvesting'
Living on the Edge. These Markets are on Borrowed Time.
Website Updating Etc
A Week of Going Nowhere
Private Banker First Republic Bank Sells a Preferred Issue
Markets Will Be Tested
Eagle Point Credit Company Sells a Term Preferred
This Market is Damned Confusing
Customers Bancorp Inc Sells a Fixed to Floating Issue
A Couple New Issues Trading
Making Money in This Market Remains Tough
Danger Is Around Every Corner
You Can't Keep This Market Down
REIT and Utility Smackdown Continues
GDP Lays an Egg. Interest Rates Higher
Waiting for GDP and the FOMC
Large Tanker Owner Tsakos Energy Navigation Sells a Preferred Issue
We have Purchased NGL Energy Partners, a Diversified MLP
Don't Forget That Slow and Steady May Win the Race
China Pumps and Today Markets Finally Say--Greece? Who Cares?
What Will Markets React to This Week?
New York Mortgage Trust Floats a New Preferred Issue
This Market Makes Me Damned Nervous
Teekay Offshore Partners Sells a Juicy 8.50% Preferred Issue
Where Do the Markets Go From Here?
REIT Colony Capital Sells a Preferred Issue
AdCare Health Systems SellS More Preferred Shares
Atlas Resource Partners (a MLP) Prices a Tiny Preferred Offering
Goldilocks Markets Still Hanging Around
Wrapping Up a Successful 1st Quarter in the Blended Income Portfolio
Update on the End of the 2014 Model Portfolio - Blended Income
Banc of California Sells a Nice Preferred
GasLog LTD Sells a Tasty 8.75% Cumulative Preferred
New Seeking Alpha Article on Investment Grade Baby Bonds
Plans for The Week
Pondering Next Week Already--Portfolio Review
Housekeeping - Reader Notes
REITs and Utilities Hammered as Stocks Tumble
Insurer National General Holdings Prices a Preferred Offering
Buying a Bit Tomorrow (Tuesday)
Drilling Down a Bit on 'Term' Preferred Stocks
Back to Quiet Stable Markets (For a Day)
Goldilocks Markets Continue
Wild, Wild Markets
We have Written on Baby Bonds (Exchange Traded Debt) On Seeking Alpha
All Eyes on the Fed
Housekeeping - Reader Notes
AmTrust Financial Services Prices a New Preferred
So Much for Higher Interest Rates
Arlington Asset Investment Corp Prices Senior Notes
Always Happy for a Quiet Day
Peter Schiff Has it Right
API Reports Surprise Crude Oil Inventory Draw
Escalera Resources Suspends Preferred Dividend
Upstream MLPs Look to Get Pounded
10 Year Treasuries Versus Investment Grade Perpetual Preferreds
Income Issues to be Tested Today
We Add More Share of REIT Chambers Street Properties
More Fun Ahead this Week
Housekeeping - Reader Notes
Wrapping Up February and Looking Forward to March
Are We Back to a Goldilocks Market?
Yellen Rescues the Markets Again--From What?
Farm Economy Softens Further
Plenty to Worry About, But Stable Markets Continue
Housekeeping - Reader Notes
REITs Slammed
FED Pumps Up the Interest Rate Complex
Interest Rates Jump, Income Issues Fall
Running a Marathon, Not a Sprint
Housekeeping - Reader Notes
Adding Some Transocean Ltd. Bonds
Sector Rotation Continues with REIT's and Utilities Out of Favor
Strange Sector Rotation Continues
Interest Rates Creeping Higher
Housekeeping - Reader Notes
JPMorgan Chase & Co Sells 6.125% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock Series Y
Interest Rates Spike with Strong Employment
Waiting for Employment Numbers (aka Waiting for the Monthly Fiction Report)
Triangle Capital Corp (a BDC) Prices a Note Issue
Housekeeping - Reader Notes
Market Melt Ups Give Us Time - Perpetuals versus Term Preferreds or Baby Bonds
Markets Lift for the Day on the Strength of Energy
Reviewing January - a Good Month for Us
Up, Down, Up, Down. Fed Governors Shut Up!!
Markets Once Again Living on the Edge
Stock Market Takes No Prisoners Today
Common Stocks Take a Tumble While Income Issues Shine
Commodity Contagion Rocks Markets
Global Challenges Remain, But We Forge Ahead
We are Publishing Again on Seeking Alpha
Upstream MLP Mid-Con Energy Slashes Distribution
Harvest Capital Credit Corporation Prices a Note Issue - Updated
CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust Announces A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Stock
Housekeeping - Reader Notes
New CHS Preferred Now Trading NASDAQ
Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation Sells a Preferred Offering
Bank of America Sells a Preferred Offering
Reviewing Buying 'Wholesale' on the OTC
Stand Clear of Energy Issues
Planning Ahead for The Coming Investment Week
Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Term Preferred is Still Our Favorite
Recapping The Wild Market Week
Some Housekeeping Items - Escalera Resources
These Markets are Bonkers and Living on the Edge
Reasons to Watch Your BDC's - FS Investment
Should Investors be Concerned with Preferred Stock Ratings?
New CHS Preferred to Trade Tomorrow on the OTC
Global Commodity Markets Signaling More Trouble Ahead?
CHS Inc. (Cenex Harvest States Coop) Prices Preferred Issue
Monster Cooperative CHS to Sell More Preferred Shares
First Of Many: Standard Chartered Hit By Billions In Losses From Commodity Crash
Oil and Interest Rates Keep Tumbling
The Confessions Begin: Goldman, BofA Warn Crude Crash Will Have Negative Impact On GDP, Earnings
Housekeeping - Reader Notes
Exiting Oil and Gas Issues
Another Exciting Week Ahead
Great Jobs Report - Market Tanks
Drill Down on Artesian Resources Corp
Don't Forget - Trust Preferred Shares Still Exist
On-going Issues with Quotes
Bakken Oil Quoted at $36/barrel
Most Income Securities Bounce Higher
How is This Market Treating You?
Housekeeping - Reader Notes
Panic in the Oil Pits?
Interest Rates in a Freefall
Rig Counts off Another 3%
2015 Starting off Soft - Interest Rates Continue Downward Move
2015 Investing Year Starts in Earnest
Our 2015 Model Portfolio - Blended Income
Rate Hikes and Market Performance
Reviewing the 2014 Model - Blended Income
Big Upstream LLCs LinnCo and Linn Energy Slash Distributions
Delaying 2015 Model Until Monday
Does it Make Sense to Hold Preferred Stock Closed End Funds at This Time?
Investors 'Jockeying' for Position in MLPs
This Global Economy is Sicker by the Day - But Let's Focus
Another Reason for the FED to Go Slow
North American Rig Count Tumbles
New Preferred Stock Listing - Energy
Farm Land Values Begin to Tumble
Firm Oil/Gas Stats Hard to Come By - But Some Shale Drilling Makes Little Sense
What are Your Investment Return Goals for Next Year?
Cruising Toward the New Year
New Spreadsheet Listing
Ready for $20 Oil?
One Wild and Crazy Week
TravelCenters of America Sells Senior Notes
Wild Swings Continue! Model Tweaks
Messy Month to Continue No Matter What the Fed Says
The Week Ahead
Pummeling Continues - This too Shall Pass
Wells Fargo Real Estate Investment Corp 6.375% Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock Series A
Reader Notes
Hanging In There and Searching for Opportunities
Nothing Moves in a Straight Line
Who Ever Said Investing was Easy?
Reviewing Natural Gas E&P Escalera Resources
And the Energy Poundings Continue - UPDATED
Checking Out Miller Energy Resources
HOT Jobs Number Barely Moves Interest Rates
Employment Comes in Very Hot!!
Sold Another Perpetual Preferred
Energy Junk-Debt Deals Postponed as Falling Oil Saps Demand
Taking a Quick Look at Goodrich Petroleum
Why Are You at Breakeven?
Thanks to our 'Proofreaders'
New U.S. oil and gas well November permits tumble nearly 40 percent
Chambers Street Properties and Star Bulk Carriers
Taking a Closer Look at Vanguard Natural Resources LLC
Oil Issues Bounce Nicely
Quiet Start to Today
Tough Day - 1/2% Lost in Model
What the Readers Have to Say
No Bounce in the Oil Sector Stocks - Slaughter Continues
Don' Try to be a MLP Hero
Anxiously Looking Forward to Monday
Almost Unbelievable MLP Selloff
OPEC Rejects Cuts - WTI Plunging by $4/Barrel
After Seadrill, Who’s Next?
Small Purchase Today in Star Bulk Carriers Debt
2 Model Purchases Today
Looking Ahead to 2015
Energy IPO Boom Leaves Some Wary
REIT Resource Capital Does a "At the Money' Preferred Offering
Public Storage Sells a Preferred Issue
Some Weeks Simply Suck
BDC Oxford Lane Capital Sells More 2024 Term Preferred
Billboard Giant Lamar Advertising Converts to REIT
New REITs to Consider
THL Credit Inc. (a BDC) Sells a Note Issue
Tokyo shares skid as Japan slips into recession
New MLP's Just Keep Coming
Treading Water in Porfolio's
Crude Oil Hammered Hard - MLP's Not so Much
US shale pioneers circle the wagons
Interest Rates Continue at Low Levels
Japan’s Fiscal Calamity Intensifies—-Consumption Tax Delay Shows It Will Never Staunch Its Deficit Hemorrhage
Don't Get Fooled By Niska Gas Storage Partners (a LLC)
Wall Street innovators push energy MLPs into riskier terrain
Largest Bulk Shipper - Star Bulk Carriers - Sells a Debt Issue
Kicking Off Another Week
5 Misconceptions About MLPs
Saul Centers Sells More Series C Preferred Stock
Gladstone Investment Company and Cowen Group--More Model Buys
Tweaking the Model with a Purchase
CHS posts fiscal 2014 earnings of $1.1 billion; Second highest in history
What Low Oil Prices Mean for MLPs
BDC Gladstone Investment Prices a Term Preferred Issue
The REDDEST Day of the Year for MLP's
Oil Prices Plunge
Reviewing Portfolio's
BOJ QE a Joke
The BOJ Jumps The Monetary Shark—–Now The Machines, Madmen And Morons Are Raging
Mind The Steep Shale Well Decline Rates: The Delusion Of Permanently Higher US Oil Production
The Treasury Market Fails a Stress Test
Wrapping Up a Successful Month
New MLP Shell Midstream Partners LP Zooms on 1st Day
Good Riddance To QE—-It Was Just Plain Financial Fraud
Social Security Disability Will Go Bust In 2016—-Unless Work Incentives Are Restored
Capital One Financial Sells a Preferred Issue-Update
Could be an Exciting Day Ahead
The Addiction To Stimulus Is Becoming Just Plain Moronic
Calm Before the Storm??
Williams Sweetens Deal to Merge Master Limited Partnerships
Crude Oil Falls Below $80
This and That. A Little of Everything
Earnings Drive Market Higher - Crude Oil Remains Tenuous
Wall Street---Cool It!!!!!
Crude Oil Hanging By a Thread
New Issue Trading - Patience
Markets Move Higher - What to Do?
REIT Urstadt Biddle Properties to Sell Preferred Issue-Updated
Quiet is Fine with Us
A Refreshing Bounce in Income Issues
Weary Investors Hoping for a Bounce
The Purgative Of $80 Oil: Junk Bond Mullets Are Getting Fracked
Cautionary Note as Interest Rates Tumble - Box Ships Heading toward Bankruptcy
Introducing the 2014 Short/Medium Duration Income Portfolio
Mind The Shale Patch: US Oil Producers May Drill Themselves Into Oblivion
No 'Juice' in this Market
This and That - Some Loose Ends
So What Does Friday Hold for Us?
Who is Going to Rescue the MLP's Today?
Fed Minutes 'Rescue' MLP's
MLP's in an Incredible Rout
Upstream or Up the Creek?
A Market Thrashing--More to Come?
Auto Debt Nearing $1 Trillion—-But No Bubble Here!
Market Tone Shifts
Cowen Group Offers Senior Notes
Container Ship Owner Costamare Inc. Files for MLP IPO
Peak Housing 2.0—Why This Bubble Correction Will Be A “Doozy”
Stocks Tumble and Interest Rates Follow
Again, Time to Worry a Bit
This Must be MLP Heaven for Some
Stocks Slammed at the Open While Rates Tumble
Cruising Into the Weekend With Minimal Damage
Update - Atlas Resource Partners LP Prices Preferred Shares
We Have Added More Independence Realty Trust (ticker:IRT) Shares
Atlas Resource Partners LP Offers Preferred Shares
Qwest Offers Investment Grade Notes
MLP's, REIT's and Utilities Slammed
Scorpio Bulkers Sell Senior Notes
Rates Move Higher as FOMC Excitement Subsides
Excitement Yesterday and Interest Rates Drift Lower
Morgan Stanley Sells a Fixed to Floating Rate Preferred
Where Will These Markets Head Now?
More New Preferred Issues Hit the Market
Now is a Good Time to Worry a Bit
CHS Prices Large Preferred Issue
Paragon Shipping 8.375% Senior Notes Due 2021 Finally Trading
Previewing the Week Ahead
Mortgage REIT Invesco Mortgage Capital Sells Fixed to Floating Rate Preferred
For Europe's vast unemployed, hopes remain dim
CNBC Ratings Fall to All Time Low
Is Lamar's Conversion to REIT Beneficial for Investors?
Escalera Resources Preferred (NASDAQ:ESCRP) Goes 'On Sale'
Bank of America Announces 6.625% Preferred Offering
Houston-based company plans IPO for rail-terminal MLP
Spending hits six months’ low yet households’ confidence approaches 7-years high
As Summer Ends Will Markets Change
Website Housekeeping Items
Paramount Group Files for REIT IPO Poised to Be Largest
CONSOL Energy Inc. Announces that CONE Midstream Partners LP Has Filed a Registration Statement on Form S-1 for a Midstream Master Limited Partnership
Complacency Reigns - To the Moon
RAIT Senior Notes Now Trading
Gym Owner Life Time Fitness Considers a REIT
REIT's and MLP's Power to New Highs
CHS To Issue 6.7 Million Preferred Shares
Drilling Down a Bit on Floating Rate Preferreds
Powering Higher on Never-ending Complacency
Growing recognition of ‘real estate’ cuts firms’ tax bills
A Couple Changes to Spreadsheets
Is this a Goldilocks Market?
What Happens to Bonds When Everyone Aims to Sell?
Russians will pay heavier price in sanctions war
Global Ship Lease Prices Preferred-Update
PennTex Midstream Partners to Pursue Initial Public Offering of Master Limited Partnership
Rexford Industrial Announces Common Stock Offering
RAIT Financial Trust Prices a Senior Note Offering
Gramercy Property Trust Prices a Preferred Offering
Global Ship Lease to Sell Preferred Shares
Red Mountain Resources to Offer Cumulative Redeemable Term Preferred
Data reveals further chinks in euro zone recovery
Not a Wild Day!! Boring is Good
Europe’s Growth Engine Stutters as Spain Beats Germany
The New Frontier for MLPs
Rice Energy Announces Plans to Form Midstream MLP
Hess to Spin Off an MLP
Wild Markets Could Continue
German Bonds in Longest Winning Run Since 2012 on Haven Demand
Bond investors have enjoyed a good run - but now watchdog warns they face risk of being trapped if the bubble bursts
BofA Warns "Wealth Effect" Spending Muted, Consumers Cautious
Another New MLP Comes to Market
Global Stocks Drop as Iraqi Bombing Resumes
Bond Prices Rise as Chaos Rules in Europe and Russia.
Shell IPO Will Be Game Changer For MLPs
Self-Storage REITs Top Bloomberg List of Best Alternative Investments
Paragon Shipping Offering Senior Notes - Updated
Goldman Sachs: Here’s What Will Happen When Fed Raises Rates
Fitch: Externally Managed REITs More Efficient, Weaker Alignment
When Your Multi-Family REIT Isn't One Anymore
No One is Buying the Good Economic Forecasts
Bond Yields Fall Back--Again
Portugal Takes Over Banco Espirito Santo in $6.6 Billion Bailout
Added New Section for Utility Preferred Stocks
3 New Partnerships Priced - 1 Trading
A Bushwhacking for Everyone
Northern Trust Corp Sells a New Preferred
Hess to pursue master limited partnership creation
Interesting Days Ahead for Income Investors
Brandywine Realty Trust Announces Commencement of Public Offering of Common Shares
TCP Capital Corp. Announces Public Offering Of Common Shares
Fed, U.S. GDP, Jobs Data, BP, UBS: Week Ahead July 28-Aug. 2
3 Partnerships Coming to Market this Week
Compressco Partners LP and Farmland Partners Price Share Offerings
Breitburn to Buy QR for $1.67 Billion Largest Oil MLP
Real Estate Fund Manager Highlights Income-Oriented Return of REIT Preferred Stocks
GreenHunter Resources Announces Intent To Form Master Limited Partnership
MLP Governance Structure Puts Investors At Risk – Moody’s
Compressco Partners LP Presents Potential Opportunity
Always Looping Back and Adding Forgotten Issues
Economy and Capital Remain Biggest Risks for REITS in 2014
Westlake Chemical Partners LP Coming to Market
Is This the Most Dangerous Market Week of the Year?
FX Energy 9.25% Series B Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock - Begins Trading
Nothing Like a Little Fear to Cool Markets
Bullard Says Fed May Need to Move Forward Start of Exit
The Rambunctious Relationship Between REITs And Rates - Seeking Alpha - Free Acct Required
Independence Realty Trust Plunge - What if You Were a Current Owner?
The top risks for REITs this year
Wells Fargo Issues New Preferred Stock
Independence Realty Trust, Inc. Plunges on Share Offer
Independence Realty Trust, Inc. Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
Bargain Hunting the MLP's
Traders Flood U.S. With $3.4 Trillion of Bond-Auction Demand
Income Issues Trade Near Record Highs
America is awash in propane but it's not reaching U.S. markets
REIT Returns Outpace Broader Market in Solid First Half Showing
FX Energy Sells a Convertible Preferred
CHS Announces More Preferred Stock Issuance
Markets Quiet as 'Earnings Season' Gets Underway
CHS sees 3Q profit boost from flour mill spinoff
Interest Rates and Stocks Fall
Maybe Boring is Gone - Maybe
Navios Maritime Holdings Sells a Preferred Issue
Boring Continues--Ain't it Nice--For Now
AmTrust Financial Services 7.25% Non Cumulative Preferred Stock - Now Trading
A Couple More New Issues
Existing home sales will fall this year: Fannie Mae chief economist
Goldilocks Markets Continue
Fed Banks Report Falling U.S. Farmland Values in First Quarter
Tweak, Tweak, Tweak
Farmer Mac to Sell Preferred Issue
Looking a Little Deeper into Capitala Finance
Capitala Finance Sells a Debt Issue
Colony Financial Corp (a REIT) Prices a Preferred Issue
2 More New Issue Preferreds
Global Economy at Risk with Potential Iraq Government Overthrow
Iraq oil shock would kill world economic recovery, experts warn
A Plethora of New Issues
Fed needs to start raising rates, top forecaster says
Preferreds Bounce Back after 2 Days of Smackdown
Revisiting Buying Preferred Stocks on the OTC Grey Market
The Month in Review - May
Public Storage Sells a 6% Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Issue
Oxford Lane Capital Sells 8.125% Series 2024 Term Preferred Stock (Monthly) (Updated)
Pinnacle Foods - The Reason We Sell the News
Buys and Sells - Pondering the Future
Stable Markets, Pondering Moves to Make In Portfolio's
Interest Rates Fall No Matter the News
Breitburn Energy Partners (a MLP) Sells a Monthly Paying Preferred Issue
Northstar Realty Finance Sells a 8.75% Preferred Stock
BDC Gladstone Capital Prices New Term Preferred
REIT Apartment Investment and Management Prices a Preferred Issue
Gladstone Capital Announces New Term Preferred - Surprises the Market
Another Portfolio Holding Purchased
Up and Down and Up and Down
American Capital Agency, a mREIT, Prices a Preferred Issue
Portfolio Powers Higher as Income Issues Continue Climb
Dry Bulk Shipping Company Safe Bulkers to Sell Preferred Shares
Business Development Company Stellus Capital Investment Corporation to Issue 6.5% Notes
American Homes 4 Rent Prices Participating Preferred
Model Adjustments for Today
Regions Financial Sells 6.375% Fixed to Floating Non Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock
Single Family REIT American Homes 4 Rent to Offer Participating Preferred
MLP Eagle Rock Energy LP Completes Blow Up
Goldman Sachs Group Sells a 6.375% Fixed to Floating Preferred Issue
MLP's are Open to 'Hit Pieces'
PE Firms’ Dividend ‘Epidemic’ Intensifies Junk-Debt Alarm
RAIT Financial Trust Notes Now Trading
BDC FS Investment Corporation Begins Public Trading
A Wild Ride This Week
New REIT Farmland Partners Now Trading
NEW MLP Enable Midstream Partners
REIT Public Storage Remains the Preferred Stock King
A Good Day For "Rearranging" a Bit
Legacy Reserves LP Prices Fixed to Floating Rate Preferreds - Trade OTC Today
Trillion-Dollar Firms Dominating Bonds Prompting Probes in U.S.
Last Week, The Coming Week and Other Stuff
Income Issues Hang in There
New Seaspan Notes Now Trading
Top economists warn Germany that EMU crisis as dangerous as ever
Houston Fills With Crude Oil That Can’t Be Shipped Out
We Have Executed our Common Stock Hedge
GasLog Ltd. Announces Filing of Registration Statement For MLP
New Seaspan Notes Now Trading
Will Earnings Confirm Stock Downdraft?
Did the Light Bulb Finally Go On Friday?
Hold on To Your Hats - Fridays Job Report Could Be a Market Mover
Up, Up and Away We Go!!
Looking at the 2013/2014 Static Junk (or Unrated) Model
How The Supreme Court Could Stop the 401(k) Rip-off
3 Months In - A Portfolio Review
Seaspan Prices $25 Note Issue
Economy Not Too Bad--Treasury Market Says Bullshit
Seaspan to Sell a $25 Debt Issue
China’s Developers Face Shakeout as Easy Money Ends: Mortgages
Banks in Chinese city show stacks of cash to reassure depositors
Can LINN Energy Cover Its Distribution?
Stay Away From this New Farm Land REIT
Preview of the Week Ahead
Farmer Mac to Sell Non Cumulative Preferred Stock (Updated)
Farmer Mac to Sell Non Cumulative Preferred Stock
Digital Realty Trust Preferred Priced
Red Everywhere. Looking for Excuses to Sell
Digital Realty Trust to Sell a Preferred
As credit tightens at home, Chinese sell Hong Kong luxury real estate
Another MLP Warning Article
Ticking Timebomb: Moscow Moves to Destabilize Eastern Ukraine
Risks Mount for Retirees in Limited Energy Partnerships
Another Exciting Week Ahead
Good Economic Numbers, but Markets Plunge on Fear. Interest Rates Fall on Flight to Safety
Equities Hang Tough Through Uncertainties. Interest Rates Move Lower
Paranoia leads Vladimir Putin to the point of no return
11 Ugly Charts That Confirm China's Dramatic Slowdown
China's Li Keqiang warns investors to prepare for wave of bankruptcies
Global Debt Exceeds $100 Trillion as Governments Binge, BIS Says
Barrons - Energy Investors Suggest 6 MLPs to Buy Now
Outlook for Apartment REITs in 2014
MarkWest's Distribution Is Too High
REITs Up Nearly 5% in February
How BDC Taxes Work
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